President Joe Biden says it is Russia and OPEC’s fault that consumers across the U.S. are paying an average of $1.20 more per gallon of gasoline today than last year.
Supporters of Canada’s oil and gas industry often say that Canada leads the world in “ESG.” But what does that mean, and why does it matter?
Global leaders headed to Glasgow for this year’s key climate talks should take advantage of Canada’s ability to help reduce emissions while providing reliable, responsible, affordable energy to the world. Here’s why:
Look around the room, how many of these items do you see right now? How many have you used today? How many have you used in the last six months? Your lifetime?
Commentary: $53 billion to Ottawa – the oil and gas extraction sector’s contribution to federal finances
In the recent equalization referendum in Alberta, nearly 62 percent of voters endorsed removing equalization from the constitution. One constitutional scholar, Ted Morton, also a former Alberta finance minister, has argued that the province has the ability to force the issue, this via previous constitutional references. Others have argued that equalization has a weak constitutional status, which make reforms easier than often presumed.
One of the most important but seldom discussed drivers of replacing fossil fuels is the ability or willingness of governments of the 38 members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to do so by further increasing public debt.
For far too long, governments and the energy industry have sat back passively and allowed coordinated groups plotting the speedy demise of oil and gas to strike first and take advantage of the poverty and desperation many on-reserve Indigenous people experience.
Big wins could be found in the fight against climate change by focusing on the world’s “super polluters” instead of sweeping measures across countries and industries, according to researchers with the University of Colorado Boulder.
A Canadian Press article published over the weekend grossly misrepresents the International Energy Agency’s findings about Canada in its latest global oil outlook.